Tag Archives: music

Fun Link Friday: Meine Meinung

Meine Meinung, a 4-person musical group consisting of Eriko Iwasawa, Kenta Sato, Makoto Suzaki, and Hiroyuki Kato, love recording covers of anime and video game music and playing concerts, many of which they Ustream for free. If you like Studio … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: The Way of Taiko (2nd Edition)

The Way of Taiko 2nd Edition by Heidi Varian and Foreword by Seiichi Tanaka Published by Stone Bridge Press Sept. 2013 The classic English-language guide to the exciting world of Japanese spiritual drumming. Price : US$19.95 ISBN: 978-1-61172-012-9 136 pp, … Continue reading

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Workshop: Theatre Nohgaku

Theatre Nohgaku wishes to announce its 2014 Workshop Season. We will again be conducting three workshops in the writing and literary structure of noh, in the music of noh, and in the costumes and costuming of noh. These are open … Continue reading

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Fun Link Friday: Musical Kitchenware

Maybe this fascinated me even more because it was so late at night when I stumbled across it, but these guys Sou and Kumama in Tokyo are making music with everyday kitchenware like spoons and cheapo dishes, and it is … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: East Asian Journal of Popular Culture

We are delighted to announce the development of the new Intellect Journal of East Asian Popular Culture and to issue a general call for papers. In the last few decades there has been a huge rise in the interest in … Continue reading

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Fun Link Friday: Cockatiel Sings Theme to My Neighbor Totoro

YouTube user pokomarichard’s pet cockatiel sings the My Neighbor Totoro theme with piano accompaniment. The original video is on YouTube. Via BuzzFeed.

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Kodo Performance: One Earth Tour 2013: Legend [US] [Japan]

Via the Pacific Northwest JET Alumni Association: US Tour: February – March 2013 Japan Tour: May – June 2013 The world is a kaleidoscope of people and cultures. In this age of exploding populations and lightening-fast communication, it is more … Continue reading

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Fun Link Friday: deep kyoto & Kyoto Baths

It can be really easy to get templed-out in Kyoto, or to otherwise get overwhelmed or tired out by the big-name tourist sites and the feeling of a need to hit them all. As I found a few summers ago, … Continue reading

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Fun Link Friday: Complaint Choir of Tokyo

As midterm season approaches, many of us learning and teaching alike may be feeling frustrations and pressure from that huge pile of papers. Not to mention it’s the season for job seekers. Why not take a break and have a … Continue reading

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Funding: [general] Fellowship in Sacred Music, Worship and the Arts

Yale ISM Fellows in Sacred Music, Worship and the Arts The Yale Institute of Sacred Music is accepting applications for the 2013-2014 ISM Fellows in Sacred Music, Worship and the Arts. Scholars and practitioners whose work is in sacred music, … Continue reading

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